15 Most Popular & Free iOS apps for News and Updates


iPhone and iPad are quite popular Apple devices which enable you to synchronize yourself with the world. It’s now quite easy to get updates of any event happens no matter anywhere in the world. Just open your iPhone or iPad and get the appropriate iOS app for News and Updates and you will get the latest world events in your device. There are thousands of iPhone apps available for serving you latest news updates but choosing one out of many is quite difficult which should be more suitable for your needs.


Mostly these news and updates iOS apps are the small versions of their already running websites. Through these apps you don’t need to open any websites every time to get latest news updates just open your apps and get the latest news. These news updates will remain into your app until you update those again. So you don’t need to store anything every time. If you’re a casual news browser on a hardcore information hound then definitely you’ll need a proper iOS app for keeping yourself up to date to the time. So to help you out for making a choice of iOS app for news and updates, we are listing 15 most popular and free iOS apps for your iPhone and iPad devices.


1. NYTimes

Enjoy world-class multimedia with video and slide shows located within articles and in the Video and Photos sections. Bookmark frequently visited sections or blogs and save articles in the Favorites section. Share articles, photos and videos through Facebook, Twitter and e-mail. And, get breaking news alerts to be the first to read about events as soon as they occur.


2. CNN App for iPad

• Watch LIVE CNN TV, video coverage of live events and video clips.
• Go beyond breaking news with international, politics, tech and entertainment headlines.
• Choose your view from different navigation options; quickly scan the headlines or immerse yourself in a slideshow.
• Take part in the conversation by commenting on stories and reading others’ responses.
• Share your favorite stories on Facebook and Twitter or via e-mail.
• Save stories for offline viewing.



3. BBC News

• News in other languages including Spanish, Russian and Arabic.
• Video including one minute news summaries to keep you informed on the go.
• You can also personalise the app to suit your interests and download content for offline browsing.


4. FOX News

Flip your iPhone into landscape mode and view FOX News Desktop, a brand new way to browse content. Top stories and videos cycle through the app every few seconds (or you can swipe through yourself), and watch as the actual FOX News Channel ticker scrolls across the bottom of the screen.


5. The Wall Street Journal

Experience The Wall Street Journal’s award winning coverage, blending the best of print and online. Get everything you love about The Journal including, What’s News, Opinion, Marketplace, Money &Investing, Greater New York, Personal Journal, WSJ Weekend and more. Plus, full-screen video, market data, quotes and a customizable Watchlist.


6. US Army News & Information

All of the news from Army.mil can now be carried with you. Read the latest articles, view the newest pictures, and watch the latest videos direct from your iPhone. Save your favorite stories to the phone for offline viewing. Share news with your friends via email, Twitter and Facebook.


7. Engadget for iPad

Engadget is the definitive source and final word for news on gadgets and technology. The site’s team of expert editors and columnists cover the world of consumer electronics with unmatched passion and an obsessive attention to detail. From the latest smartphone news, to reviews and hands-on looks at laptops, HDTVs, gaming, and more, Engadget brings you all the tech news you need. The iPad app delivers that experience straight to your iPad, instantly.


8. Rock Center

• Watch video clips from the latest broadcast as well as exclusive online editions.
• Join other viewers and read real-time tweets and Facebook posts from Rock Center correspondents, newsmakers, fans and viewers using the #RockCenter hashtag.
• Enjoy one-touch access to the Rock Center blog and other exclusive content.
• View an archive of recent episodes.



9. The Daily

The Daily is the first daily news, entertainment and sports publication created and designed from scratch for your iPad. A US-based publication that covers events around the world, The Daily combines the best of print, web, and broadcast, giving you what you need to know in a uniquely interactive format and striking presentation.


10. The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast’s app is the quickest way to get breaking news from across the Web on your iPhone. Using a distinctive and fun interface, The Daily Beast offers instant summaries of the Web’s must-read stories, as well as original news reporting, opinion, and photo galleries.


11. Pulse News for iPad

Pulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into a colorful and interactive mosaic. Tap on an article to see a clean and elegant view of the news story. Save stories for reading later across all platforms or sync them with Instapaper, Read it Later and Evernote. Sharing a story via Facebook, Twitter and email is as easy as two taps.


12. HuffingtonPost

The Huffington Post app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple app store and downloaded on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The app has been designed to take advantage of the advanced capabilities and rich user interface of the iPhone.


13. The Vision Magazine

The Vision Magazine is brand new, iPad exclusive magazine, aimed at amateurs of Cinema, Home Cinema, Blu-ray, TV Series, Videogames, High-Tech… It offers a journey into the best of High Def, through exclusive interviews with the greatest filmmakers, reviews of the most popular films on Blu-ray, music and the latest video games.



14. msnbc

Download the free app now and immerse yourself in a fuller spectrum of news. Access the day’s top headlines or explore a wide range of videos and stories covering everything from world news, business and sports to entertainment, technology and weather. And with Twitter integrated into the app, you can easily share articles and track any Twitter feed from msnbc.com.


15. Zinio

In EXPLORE, you’ll find articles from some of our best magazines worldwide—with the big headlines, photography, news and insight—from the pages of Rolling Stone, Esquire, Maxim, Elle, and dozens more. Discover more with new articles appearing daily.